I came across this Novena of Surrender about seven or eight years ago. I was immediately touched by it and started passing it out to others because it was so wonderful and profound. It literally takes seconds a day to recite, but is so extremely powerful! It is hard to estimate the number of people
I have been reading the autobiography of Mirjana Soldo, one of the reported visionaries of Medjugorje. She and 5 others have consistently attested that have seen the Blessed Virgin Mary for the past 35 years (!!!) amid severe communist threats and interrogations. Much speculation has taken place regarding the 10 Secrets each of them
Happy Feast of the Annunciation!!! I first wrote this on the feast of Our Lady of Loreto, which commemorates the date when the Holy House first landed in Italy on December 10th, 1294. Yes, you read that right. The house LANDED in Italy. Yes, it flew through the air and then, yes, it landed in
The Advent wreath is one of my favorite traditions and devotions. I have wonderful memories of each of my children’s eyes sparkling in anticipation and love as they were entrusted with lighting the candles. Often, the traditional prayers for the Advent wreath have been replaced or left unsaid. In the beginning, we had tried to pray
“I am all yours, and all that I have is yours, O most loving Jesus, through Mary, your most holy Mother” (True Devotion, 233). DAY 3 of 33: Contemplating the Hail Mary. Action: Pray one decade of the Rosary contemplating the 2nd Joyful Mystery – the Visitation. Today we will continue to contemplate the
Catholic Wife and Mom, Speaker, Teacher and Retreat Leader, MA in Theology
Besides coordinating Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration for my parish, I am an active and sought after retreat leader, teacher and speaker in the Diocese of Wichita, as well as a writer, artist and pilgrim.
I love to spend time with family and friends, as well as go to daily Mass, adore and pray, learn, travel, write and create beautiful things!
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